Motoring advice that drivers and car owners need to know. We feature money-saving tips, how-to guides, explainer features and more.

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Servicing an electric car: here's what you need to know

There's no oil, spark plugs or fuel filters, so what exactly does maintaining an electric car involve? And will it mean cheaper servicing costs?
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How to find road traffic information and avoid delays

With the schools out for the summer, many people will be hitting the roads to go on holiday. Here's how you can find the latest traffic information.
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How to use the Eurotunnel for a holiday abroad

The Eurotunnel Le Shuttle is the quickest way to cross the English Channel. It takes just 35 minutes to travel from platform to platform.
Cheapest new cars on sale

The cheapest new cars on sale

Bargain basement: we list the cheapest new cars on sale in the UK, including the Dacia Sandero, Vauxhall Corsa and Renault Twizy
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Are you aware of these European driving rules?

Here are 12 European driving rules you may not be aware of, including carrying a spare pair of glasses in Switzerland and not driving off-road in Iceland.
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How to deep-clean your car's interior

Our seven-step cleaning guide will see your car's cabin looking like new again – plus we have tips on removing stains such as chewing gum and chocolate.
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Your top 10 car questions – and the answers

What are the most common car questions? Using monthly search data from Google, we can reveal all. We'll even provide some of the answers.
Comprehensive insurance might be cheapest

The popular car insurance myths: busted

Did you know that fitting a security device could actually increase the cost of your car insurance? Meanwhile, comprehensive cover could be the cheapest.
Buy road tax annually, not monthly

How much does it cost to tax your car?

Car tax is a confusing business. Buy a new electric car and you pay nothing in Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), but the same is true of a 1970s classic with a V8.
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How to kill coronavirus in your car in seven minutes

The CV1 Shot comes in a canister and costs £9.99. By placing it in your car's passenger footwell, you can neutralise coronavirus in just seven minutes.